Business, Social

10 Driving Etiquette Tips

With an increasing part of our day spent driving and mostly in traffic, controlling temper and road rage is challenging to say the least. So what does it take to be a courteous driver?

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Business, Social, Youth

Minding your manners online

Keeping in touch with others online happens every day and for the most part of it. Whether it’s a business or social relationship, online interaction is fast, easy and convenient. As almost everyone is interacting online, are basic good manners and etiquette still being observed?…

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Business, Social

What to wear? 3 Dress codes explained

When the dress code is printed on the invitation you receive, you have a clear indication of how formal or not the event is going to be. So although standing out from the crowd is encouraged, having heads turning and eyebrows raising for the wrong reasons, is not.

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Social

“After you…” – Lift Etiquette

Avoiding the stairs and taking the lift which is a small, confined space with strangers is, as we may think, normal. And as with everything, we expect others to behave in a manner respectful to us, and of course, we are respectful to others too.…

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Business

Conferences – A professional’s participation

Any conferences you plan to attend? Coming across as professional is a must – even though you may think no one is ‘watching’ you among the crowd.

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Business

Preparing for a job interview – the dos and don’ts

Preparing for a job interview is probably even more important than how you perform in the interview itself. To give your best first impression requires thought and preparation. With over nine years sitting on panels interviewing prospective candidates, I can confidently share some useful tips…

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Social

Spa Etiquette – The right way to unwind and relax

There is no better place than a spa to allow yourself to close your eyes, unwind and relax and recharge yourself from today's hectic life. Not considered so much an indulgence any more but a necessity to strike the right balance and enjoy inner peace.…

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Social

Cheers to you!

Cheers! – So many would say and clink the glasses together. Well, if you really want to know, proper etiquette dictates otherwise.

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Social

The real meaning of ‘all you can eat’ at a buffet

Opting for a buffet breakfast, buffet lunch or buffet dinner has become a popular option. The idea that one can indulge and help themselves to as much food as they fancy seems to be quite appealing to many.

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Social

5 things to keep in mind before taking off

School holidays are here, companies shut down and many will be taking off for a long-awaited break. Away from it all.
Here are five things to keep in mind before taking off on your vacation.

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Youth

Minding your manners – Teenagers’ perspective on etiquette

I asked three male and three female teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18 five questions about their perspective on manners and etiquette. Have a read below to understand their view on this topic. As adults we need to listen to them and learn…

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Social, Youth

Fun ways to teach etiquette to young children

As parent or guardian, you are the first person to teach your children. Children observe your actions, so word alone is not enough when educating them and as the early years are the most significant of their life, it is the best time to instil…

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